Youth depression: two treatments no better than one

​​​​​​​But there may be benefit for those with comorbid anxiety, say Australian researchers
Clare Pain
Depressed teen

Adding fluoxetine to CBT offers no benefit over adding placebo pills in young people with moderate or severe major depressive disorder, Australian research shows.

But there may be a benefit to using CBT and fluoxetine together in young people with comorbid anxiety, the results of the YoDA-C trial suggest.